Brownie Scout Troop 24053 visits The Cottage Shop

The Brownie Scouts outside The Cottage Shop Getting an early start in giving back to the wider community is an important opportunity for growing girls and recently The Cottage Shop was able to give that experience to Brownie Scout Troop 24053. The troop, led by Desire Witherspoon a 2010 graduate of our treatment program and […]

Reaching Out to the Community

A card made by one of our Jane Cizik Garden Place residents Terrace United Methodist Church is an outreach driven congregation in the Spring Branch community. The members of the church have faithfully volunteered with Jane Cizik Garden place since the complex opened its doors in 2010. A group of volunteers organized by Associate Pastor Tammy Heinrich have […]

This Crawfish Season Support Physical Wellness

Access to basic hygiene and body maintenance products is a fundamental part of maintaining good physical health that people often take for granted. The high costs of even basic hygiene products like deodorant and shampoo as well as the lack of available facilities to practice a hygiene routine while homeless means many of our residents […]

Meet our Newest Board Members!

In January, The Women’s Home Board of Directors welcomed five new members to service. The Board of Directors is the governing body of The Home. They are responsible for financial oversight and leadership, strategic direction of programs and services, stewardship of our resources and the advisory tasks of insuring that the mission and vision are […]

National Charity League-Heart of Texas

 When mothers and daughters decide to throw a party for our clients, they do it up right.  On a recent Saturday afternoon, dozens of moms and their teen girls treated our ladies to a pizza party, serving up pizza, party favors and great conversation.  They were from the Heart of Texas Chapter of the National Charity […]

Afternoon Tea with Authors of Substance

Barbara Taylor Bradford is the bestselling British-American novelist whose career took off in 1979 with her debut novel, A Woman of Substance. She will be coming to Houston, April 8, 2015, for afternoon tea and conversation benefitting The Women’s Home at the Four Seasons alongside author and Congressional Medal of Honor Nominee, Joanne King Herring. This event will […]

Giving Houston a Reason to Run

Sunday, January 18, 2015, thousands of runners gathered at the starting line downtown before the morning light even crested over the buildings. These runners had all trained for months to participate in the Chevron Houston Marathon, and all had their own motivations driving them to the finish line. Every year as a part of the Chevron […]

Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Gets Involved at The Cottage Shop

A signed photo of the volunteers in The Cottage Shop, sent by The David M. Underwood Chapter of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance On November 14, 2014, The Cottage Shop had the help of a student group from the University of Houston. The David M. Underwood Chapter of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance helped sort, organize and hang donations […]

Introducing Cheri Barton!

If you’ve stopped by The Cottage Shop lately, you may have noticed a new face on staff. The Women’s Home is excited to introduce our new Cottage Shop Manager, Cheri Barton. With a background in both fashion merchandising and psychology, Cheri’s rare combination of skills makes her a perfect fit as manager of The Cottage Shop. […]

Get Into the Swing of Spring

From Left to Right: Kay and Rene Joyce Get into the swing of things with The Women’s Home Men’s & Women’s Invitational Golf Tournament Monday April 6, 2015.  Hosted at the prestigious Champions Golf Club, with a golf clinic featuring Nancy Lopez, long time Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) tour member with over 48 wins […]